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Hines' Raid

Location: SR 62 near Dry Run Road & Old Town Leavenworth Road, Leavenworth. (Crawford County, Indiana)

Erected 1992 Indiana Historical Bureau and West Clark Community School Gifted/Talented Program

ID# : 13.1992.3

Marker Review Report: Learn more here. See also marker 62.1963.1 Hines Raid 1862.


Confederate Captain Thomas Hines with fewer than 100 cavalrymen, crossed the Ohio River into Perry County June 17, 1863, seeking horses. Warned here of impending ambush by Home Guards, they fled to upper Blue River Island where most were captured or killed June 19.